Tuesday, July 6, 2021

October 1853 Canton, Maine, Document: Caleb P. Holland; George Decoster; John M. DeShon; teacher Ruby White

October 14, 1853 Canton, Maine, document where Selectmen Caleb P. Holland and George Decoster direct Town Treasurer John M. DeShon, Esq. to pay Ruby White or bearer $12.50 for teaching School the past summer in District No. 4.

Click here to see a list of more 19th century documents and correspondence relating to Canton, Maine.

Paper scrap; minimal handwriting on the reverse.

The people mentioned above were presumably:

  • Caleb P. Holland (abt 1805-1878), Selectman
  • George Decoster (1804-1879)
  • John M. DeShon (1805-1880), Town Treasurer
  • Ruby White (1826-1897), who would marry Calvin Harden

  • If you have corrections and/or information to share on any of these people, please leave a comment or contact me directly.

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